Insect Emergence Research Project
Corrine Higley, Dr. Daniel Hayes, Dr. William Taylor
Department of Fisheries and Wildlife and Michigan State University
Q. What’s this?
A. This is a trap designed to capture emerging insects from the river as part of an Insect Emergence Study through Michigan State University
Q. Where are they located?
A. At several sites along the AuSable River near Grayling, Michigan
A. This study began in January 2010 and is expected to be completed by December 2011
A. The results of this study will be used to develop a climate change model to help predict future changes in mayfly growth and emergence
Q. What should you do if you see an emergence trap on the river?
Please do not remove or alter the traps
The results of this Insect Emergence Research Project are dependent on the ability of these traps to retain emerging insects. Please report damaged or vandalized equipment to Corrine Higley
For more information about this study, or to report equipment damage, please contact:
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